Uber rides plunge but food delivery doubles

Homebound customers of Uber Technologies more than doubled their orders from the company’s food-delivery service in the second quarter but demand for ride-hailing trips only marginally recovered from pandemic rock-bottom. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. … Read more Uber rides plunge but food delivery doubles

LIVE: New York attorney general seeks to break up the NRA

New York state’s attorney general sued to dissolve the National Rifle Association on Thursday, alleging senior leaders of the non-profit group diverted millions of dollars for personal use and to buy the silence and loyalty of former employees. The lawsuit announced by Attorney General Letitia James alleges #NRA leaders paid for family trips to the … Read more LIVE: New York attorney general seeks to break up the NRA

Berlin: Thousands protest against coronavirus restrictions

Thousands of demonstrators protesting against German coronavirus restrictions converged on Saturday in Berlin. The demonstration, proclaiming “the end of the pandemic”, took place as authorities voice increasing concern about an upturn in new infections in Germany. A crowd of people, whistling and cheering and with few masks in sight, marched through downtown Berlin from the … Read more Berlin: Thousands protest against coronavirus restrictions

Research ship sets sail after months of COVID-19 delays |ABC News

Australia’s research ship RV Investigator is heading back to the high seas after sitting idle in its home berth of Hobart because of the coronavirus pandemic. Science projects have been on hold for the past six months, with five trips postponed or cancelled. The ship’s crew have spent the downtime doing maintenance and upgrades but … Read more Research ship sets sail after months of COVID-19 delays |ABC News

Coronavirus: Jet2 suspends flights to Spanish islands following advice to avoid them | ITV News

Having already suspended flights to mainland Spain, Jet 2 today cancelled trips to the Balearic and Canary Islands. It follows a similar move by travel firm Tui. After being given hope that summer could be salvaged, the government’s decision on Spain, and its implications for bookings elsewhere, means many package holiday companies now face a … Read more Coronavirus: Jet2 suspends flights to Spanish islands following advice to avoid them | ITV News

Boris Johnson Warns of New Surge in Coronavirus Cases in Europe, Defends Spain Quarantine

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the U.K. must be “vigilant” about the threat of a resurgence in Covid-19 across Europe after his government warned more restrictions on travel could be imposed. Ministers have already advised Britons against all non-essential trips to Spain and ordered arrivals from Spanish airports to quarantine for 14 days amid fears … Read more Boris Johnson Warns of New Surge in Coronavirus Cases in Europe, Defends Spain Quarantine

Trump Tours Covid-19 Development Plant in North Carolina

President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic put his political fate in grave jeopardy. Now he’s hoping to get credit for his administration’s aggressive push for a vaccine -– and crossing his fingers that one gets approved before Election Day. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence visited vaccine development sites on Monday, marking the … Read more Trump Tours Covid-19 Development Plant in North Carolina

Global Covid-19 Cases Top 16 million; Deaths Near 645,700

Jul.26 — Global coronavirus cases exceed 16 million and deaths near 647,000. Reported cases and fatalities in many U.S. states hit hard fall, while Spain clashes with the U.K. government for imposing a quarantine requirement for travelers returning from Spanish trips. Yvonne Man reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia.”

Britons confused and angry over Spain quarantine

Tens of thousands of British tourists in Spain have had their holidays thrown into disarray after the Government imposed an immediate two-week quarantine for anyone returning from the country. On Saturday night, ministers reimposed restrictions on travel from Spain – including its islands – following new outbreaks of coronavirus that prompted Spanish health officials to warn … Read more Britons confused and angry over Spain quarantine

Holidaymakers guaranteed refunds for cancelled trips, says Grant Shapps | Coronavirus

Britons who are issued refund credit notes for cancelled package holidays will get their money back even if a travel firm collapses, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps confirmed today. The Government will underwrite credit notes for customers whose trips are, or have been, disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. The protection will be backdated to March 10 … Read more Holidaymakers guaranteed refunds for cancelled trips, says Grant Shapps | Coronavirus

Virgin Atlantic to Resume Passenger Flights From Monday

Jul.17 — Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. Chief Customer Officer Corneel Koster discusses the carrier’s prospects amid the coronavirus outbreak as it’s resuming passenger flights next week with trips to Hong Kong, New York and Los Angeles. The British airline founded by Richard Branson got a $1.5 billion rescue package Tuesday. Koster speaks with Bloomberg’s Guy Johnson.

Miriam Margolyes on travelling for work, enlightenment and sex: Postcards podcast

Subscribe to Postcards to make sure you never miss an episode: https://www.playpodca.st/postcards Telegraph subscribers can enjoy this uncut version of Miriam Margolyes’ chat with travel journalist, Greg Dickinson for their recording of The Telegraph’s Postcards podcast, in which the world’s great adventurers talk us through photographs from their favourite trips as global travel remains largely … Read more Miriam Margolyes on travelling for work, enlightenment and sex: Postcards podcast

Answer Bank: Travel issues during the coronavirus outbreak

Even when preparations have been made and precautions taken, trips don’t usually go as planned during the coronavirus pandemic. So how to deal with travel problems caused by COVID-19? Countries have border restrictions in place to stop the spread of the coronavirus and many travelers are stuck somewhere they didn’t expect. Here are some tips … Read more Answer Bank: Travel issues during the coronavirus outbreak

Ghislaine Maxwell: DOJ Wants to Talk to Prince Andre About Jeffrey Epstein

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested by the FBI on Thursday on charges she helped procure underage sex partners for financier Jeffrey Epstein. An indictment made public Thursday said Maxwell, who lived for years with Epstein and was his frequent travel companion on trips around the world, facilitated Epstein’s crimes by “helping Epstein to recruit, … Read more Ghislaine Maxwell: DOJ Wants to Talk to Prince Andre About Jeffrey Epstein